Arthur B. Gresham


Arthur B. Gresham, 96, of Auxvasse, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Heritage Hall in Centralia.

Born in Hugoton, Kan. on March 23, 1926, he was the son of the late Fred Herschel Gresham and the late Emma Belle Gresham.

On June 12, 1965, he was united in marriage to Charlotte (Horn) Gresham.

Arthur proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. He married Dorothy Jane (Kent) Gresham in 1945 and they had sons Arthur Wayne and Keith Leroy.

Arthur worked as a telephone company manager at Kingdom Telephone and later at Orchard Farms. After Arthur and Charlotte retired in Auxvasse, they spent their time traveling. They took several trips to visit their family around the country. They spent one full summer in Alaska.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Charlotte Gresham; sons, Arthur Wayne Gresham (Linda) of Escondido, Calif., Keith Leroy. Gresham (Kris) of Turlock Calif.; brother, Dean (Sharon) Gresham of Colo.; 10 grandchildren, 26 great- grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Beatrice, Fern, Dale, and Zola and first wife Dorothy.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations are suggested Disabled American Veterans c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton MO 65251.